Records relating to a first toxic vapors misdemeanor conviction or a first possession of drug paraphernalia conviction committed before age 21 may be expunged one year after conviction, so long as the person has no other felony or misdemeanor conviction other than a traffic violation and has completed a drug education program. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.3(c).
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This provision applies only to offenses specified in N.C. Gen. Stat. section 15A-145.3(c).
If the court grants the petition, the conviction is canceled and the records of arrest and court proceedings are expunged. The person need not disclose the arrest or court proceedings. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-145.3(c).
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The petition can be filed not sooner than 12 months after the conviction.